SANTA CLARA, Calif. – After nearly a month on the road, Santa Clara softball returns home to take on Stanford Tuesday at 6 p.m.
The Broncos were swept both days of the Seattle Round Robin over the weekend.
Santa Clara (8-25) is hitting .258 as a team with a .343 on-base percentage and has scored 111 runs on the season behind 46 doubles, five triples, and five home runs.
Eleni Spirakis leads the team in hitting with a .355 average and has a .434 OBP to go with a team-high nine steals. She has also scored a team-leading 26 runs while hitting eight doubles and a home run with 10 RBIs. Sammy Needham's 13 doubles lead Santa Clara and she is hitting .352 with a team-best .457 OBP. She is also second with 17 RBIs and has scored 11 runs. Regan Dias is hitting .318 with 17 runs scored and 15 RBIs and Hannah Russell has a team-high 21 RBIs.
Lauren Anderson leads the Broncos in appearances (22), starts (16), complete games), and innings pitched (81 1/3). Regan Dias has tossed 68 innings with three complete games and Lauren Schiek has two saves in 40 2/3 innings.
Stanford (27-6) has outscored its opponents 1801-02 on the season. The Cardinal are hitting .296 as a team with a .396 OBP and a .462 slugging percentage and have 50 doubles, 18 triples, and 18 home runs. In the circle they have a 2.54 team ERA.
Teaghan Cowles leads the team with a .432 average, five home runs, nine doubles, and 29 runs scored while adding 16 RBIs. Hannah Howell bats .351 and Emily Schultz has a .327 average while Kristina Inouye has a team-high 25 RBIs to go with a .299 batting average.
Carolyn Lee has pitched 92 2/3 with 77 strikeouts, both team highs. She is tied for the team lead with nine wins and four complete games. Kiana Pancino has six saves and has tossed 41 2/3 innings with a team leading 2.18 ERA while Maddy Dwyer has a 2.45 ERA in 77 innings.
Tickets: Season or single-game tickets are available. Click here to purchase online or contact the ticket office in Leavey Center weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. at (408) 554-4660 or BroncoTickets@scu.edu. Group discounts are also available through our ticket office sales and service consultants. Gates to the Santa Clara Softball Stadium, as well as its ticket booth, are open one hour prior to the start of the game.
Parking: For weekday games, the Leavey Center lot, located on Accolti Way off El Camino Real, is free beginning one hour prior to first pitch. Any other parking facility on campus will be subject to normal daily rates or restrictions, including the main structure, located on Palm Drive. During the weekend, campus parking facilities are free (except for permit required locations). Click here for a campus map and parking restrictions.
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